Correlation between putative indicators of primary restless legs syndrome severity

Aksu M., Demirci S., Bara-Jimenez W.

SLEEP MEDICINE, vol.8, no.1, pp.84-89, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sleep.2005.12.001
  • Journal Name: SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.84-89
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Background and purpose: Several methods of assessing disease severity in restless legs syndrome (RLS) have been suggested. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the suggested immobilization test (SIT), the International RLS Study Group rating scale (IRLS), sleep efficiency, and periodic leg movements of sleep index (PLMI).